Protecting prayer in the public schools. Urging Congress to transfer federal lands to the control of the state. Allowing permit holders to carry concealed weapons on college campuses. These are a few of the priorities for the new Republican majority of the Nevada Legislature.
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Nevada Assemblyman Jim Wheeler issued an apology Tuesday for his statement that he would vote for slavery if that is what his constituents want.
A rural Nevada assemblyman said Monday he wasn’t serious when he told a Republican group that he would vote for slavery if that is what his constituents wanted.
If Nevada elected officials decide to call a special session of the Legislature to deal with the ongoing federal government shutdown, they won’t have much money in the bank to address critical issues from funding food stamps to paying workers to process unemployment insurance claims.
A memorial is scheduled this weekend in Las Vegas for Democratic Assemblywoman Peggy Pierce.
Assemblywoman Peggy Pierce, known for her fearless efforts to raise taxes when others were afraid of even uttering the T-word, died early Thursday after a recurring battle with cancer. She was 59.
Trial has been delayed in California for former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks who is facing felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from a high-speed freeway chase and fight with police the same day he was expelled from the Legislature.
Many Nevada groups have long contended that a law approved by the 2005 Legislature requiring citizen-backed initiative petitions to confine themselves to a single subject has thwarted public access to the ballot. A coalition of groups is now challenging the single-subject limitation and is about to have its day in court.
Funeral services are scheduled Monday in Virginia City for Bob Thomas, a former Nevada assemblyman and newspaper columnist.
The Clark County Commission is expected to revisit its ordinance banning horse tripping, also called horse roping, after members of Nevada’s Legislative Hispanic Caucus expressed disappointment at a 6-1 vote on Tuesday keeping the prohibition intact.
Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks pleaded not guilty in Southern California on Tuesday to felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from a police chase and confrontation in March.
State Sen. Mark Manendo might not be able to talk to the animals but he has made their cause his own in the Nevada Legislature.
The conservative group Citizen Outreach has been fined $10,000, plus attorneys fees and costs of $7,600, for failing to file campaign expense reports detailing the source of funds to pay for mailers criticizing then-Assemblyman John Oceguera in his 2010 re-election campaign.
Western Nevada College President Carol Lucey announced Tuesday she will step down from her position, saying she is unwilling to serve as president through another legislative session.
New social media and personal credit privacy laws have been enacted recently in a number of states around the country — including Nevada — could present problems for businesses, according to a Las Vegas-based labor and employment attorney.
Earlier this year, members of the Nevada Assembly took a pass on a controversy involving Assembly freshman Andrew Martin, D-Las Vegas, over questions about whether he actually lived in his district.
Nevadans are facing a Monday deadline to register their off-highway vehicles under a new state law, but only a fraction of owners have done so.
Bills implementing Nevada’s new, two-year $6.6 billion general fund budget, creating driver authorization cards for undocumented Nevada residents and requiring DNA testing of those arrested for felony crimes are among the nearly 200 new laws that will become law on July 1.
CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval was popular with voters before heading into the 2013 legislative session, with a 52-28 favorability rating.
Now that he has introduced legislation to redesignate swaths of federal land around Gold Butte and Lake Mead, Rep. Steven Horsford is holding meetings in northeastern Clark County to refine and sell it.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Thursday signed the so-called “More Cops” bill that enables the Clark County Commission, with support of two-thirds of its members, to increase the county’s sales tax rate, now 8.1 percent, to 8.25 percent.
Gov. Brian Sandoval kept his promise Thursday and vetoed the legislatively-approved bill that would have required universal background checks for firearm purchases in Nevada.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday signed into law Sen. Tick Segerblom’s bill to set up state-regulated medical marijuana dispensaries and grow farms.